Drug License (Retail/Wholesale) Registration

A drug License is mandatory to do the Drugs & Cosmetics business in India. Drugs & Cosmetics Act, 1940, prescribes the Act for of India. This Act consolidates all the laws relating to drugs & cosmetics in India, establishing the Drugs Control Department. In 1964, an amendment was brought to the Act to include Ayurvedic & Unani drugs under it. As there is a variety of Drug licensing, a particular business entity may require different drug licenses based on their Business. You may contact TAXAJ for consultancy on it. If a business operates in more than two states, it has to obtain a drug licence in each particular state where Business is being carried on. Drug licence is location-specific. If drugs are sold or stocked for sale from multiple places, then an application shall be made disclosing all the places, and a license shall be issued in respect of each such place showing them as Additional place of Business except migrant vendors. Once the licence is granted, it must ensure quality compliance in the drug business at all the time during the Business. All the records /registers /Forms must be maintained in the manner specified by the licensing authorities. Authorities must be kept informed of all the changes or modifications in the business activities.
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Avail various benefits under the scheme ? Apply for Drugs License Registration with TAXAJ

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It usually takes 45 to 60 working days.

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Services Covered
Who Should Buy
How It's Done
Documents Required
Services Covered

  • Drafting documents
  • Filing of forms with Authorities
  • Documented Follow-up
  • Business hours - CA support
Who Should Buy
  • Any business entity or Individual
How It's Done

    • Applicant has to obtain user ID and Password by giving request letter in person with the details of the firm.
    • All the documents should be scanned in 100 dpi and black and white and then should be uploaded using the said ID and Password at space provided for the purpose. All the information is filled precisely for respective application and then e-send the application. The licensing authority may ask for any other specific documents if required.
    • You will then need to follow-up with the government department for an update on your application. In case of rejection of your application for incomplete information, the fees once paid will be forfeited by the government.
    • The government department will take 45-60 working days to completely review your application and approve the same. Else, you can hire TAXAJ for getting the Drug license for you. We get license issued in 98% of our cases and save our customers from all the government hassles.
Documents Required

  1. Name, Contact Number and Email Id of Stakeholder.

  2. Self Attested PAN, Aadhar & Passport size photo of Stakeholder.

  3. Specimen Signatures of Stakeholder.

  4. Latest Electricity Bill/Landline Bill of Registered Office.

  5. NOC from owner of registered office. (If Owned)

  6. Rent Agreement from Landlord. (If Rented/Leased)

  7. PAN, TAN, COI of the Business Entity

  8. Cancelled Cheque in business name 

  9. Site Plan and key plan of the premise.

  10. Refrigerator invoice and details

  11. Affidavit regarding compliance of MPD 2021 (if premises are located on DDA residential flat/ plot/ building)

Types of Drug License

Drug license is classified under different categories. These are Manufacturing License, Sale License and Loan license. Sale license is further classified as wholesale License, Retail License and Restricted (Gen.Store) license depending on the manner in which sales done.

   Condition for Obtaining Drug License

The applicant has to provide an independent shop with the adequate area for grant of retail/wholesale licenses as per details given below :

For grant of a license in Form 20 or Form 21 or both, the premises are of an area of not less than 10 square meters.
For grant of a license in form 20-B or form 21-B or both, the premises are of an area of not less than 10 square meters.

For grant of licenses :
👉 In Form 20 or Form 21 or both,
👉 In Form 20-B or Form 21-B or both, the premises should be of an area of not less than 15 square meters.
👉 The clear height of the sales premises should be in accordance with the National Building Code of India, 2005 as amended from Time to Time.
No drug license is granted in a premises situated on a DDA alloted residential plot/land or flat unless it meets with the requirements of MPD-2021.